Change lifetime of pull down folder menu

I'm having a really hard time trying to put proper terms into my request. Please bear with me. I believe it's a version or two ago that Firefox started imposing an arbitr… (read more)

I'm having a really hard time trying to put proper terms into my request. Please bear with me.

I believe it's a version or two ago that Firefox started imposing an arbitrary limit on how long I could explore in a pulldown bookmarks menu before it disappeared. I believe that earlier this wasn't the case: that once I was searching around among bookmarks they would be available to me to mouse around in for as long as I needed. Now they self-retract after a few seconds.

Is there a hidden pref to remove or greatly increase the time before the automatic withdrawal of bookmark menus while in use occurs?

I hope I'm being clear about this. I'm sure my terminology is less than accurate.

Thanks

Asked by Etnier 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Etnier 9 minutes ago

Bing ***!!

I am setting up my computer using Windows 11. Firefox has suddenly started to use Bing. I have used "Settings" to specify Google but nothing has worked. How do I get rid … (read more)

I am setting up my computer using Windows 11. Firefox has suddenly started to use Bing. I have used "Settings" to specify Google but nothing has worked. How do I get rid of Bing permanently from my computer

Asked by eric.detheridge44 10 minutes ago

Icons have changed

I've recently noticed that some icons on websites are showing up as "asian" characters. I haven't knowingly changed any settings, gone to any strange sites, nor added an… (read more)

I've recently noticed that some icons on websites are showing up as "asian" characters. I haven't knowingly changed any settings, gone to any strange sites, nor added any extensions. I've tried clearing the cache and even removed and reinstalled firefox and the few extensions I use, which are the common ones like adaware,etc. Nothing has seemed to work. The icons range from ones that link to facebook, twitter, etc to the search icon. If I inspect the icon it says the font is "MingLiU_HKSCS" I've checked the setting and it says the font is times new roman and even unchecked the box that says "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" but neither seems to work. Thanks for your help

Asked by wohikiv920 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 minutes ago

Lost History

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probab… (read more)

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probably because of all those reasons, i waited a min but nothing, so i shut it down manually in order to restart it.

As i re opened firefox i finished the search that caused the "crash" i guess and only later i realized that all my history (an awful lot) is gone. Tried using an old Windows restore point of december but nothing... Pleaseeee help me retrive my history. Thanks a lot.

Asked by Gianluk 19 minutes ago

page displays wrongly

Could someone please tell me why this page (and some other Dell pages), won't display properly? https://www.dell.com/community/Dell-Community/ct-p/English It's a fairly n… (read more)

Could someone please tell me why this page (and some other Dell pages), won't display properly?

https://www.dell.com/community/Dell-Community/ct-p/English

It's a fairly new problem, the pages are ok in IE and Chrome.

I have Windows 7 and Firefox is up to date 96.0.2

Thanks, Fraidy

Asked by Fraidy 16 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 22 minutes ago

How to save screenshot file as .jpeg instead of .png

Screenshots are downloaded as .png files. I am constantly using Paint to convert them to a .jpg file so they can be attached/uploaded where .png files are not accepted.… (read more)

Screenshots are downloaded as .png files. I am constantly using Paint to convert them to a .jpg file so they can be attached/uploaded where .png files are not accepted. How can I change settings in Firefox so Screenshots are downloaded as a .jpeg file?? Is it possible to have screenshots download as a .pdf file also??

Asked by brevans 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 44 minutes ago

Crashed tabs not showing up in restore!

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash. … (read more)

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash.

Asked by ND Roughrider 1 hour ago

Multiple instances of Firefox spamming my computer, even with no pages open

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without ope… (read more)

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without opening a page (I have mine set to not open any pages on loading Firefox). This is annoying and intolerable. I have looked around to find a workaround, but the only post was from last year, and gives instructions to turn off recommended settings, then says to set Firefox instances to 1, where there is no way to do that in that section on the version I'm running. So, how do I fix this? I want the hard drive spamming stopped.

Asked by Browzilla 16 hours ago

Last reply by Browzilla 1 hour ago

Unlock Firefox

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions prop… (read more)

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions properly. How do I unlock Firefox?

Asked by alphege 1 hour ago

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Impossible to install Firefox, error: VCRUNTIME140_1.dll

Hi, I can't install Firefox and I don't know what's going on here. Yesterday I installed the latest version of Firefox and it worked fine. Then, I turned off the laptop a… (read more)

Hi, I can't install Firefox and I don't know what's going on here.

Yesterday I installed the latest version of Firefox and it worked fine. Then, I turned off the laptop and the next day when I was going to use Firefox, it didn't load any pages. Edge was working fine, Chrome was working fine, but Firefox was not working. Trying to fix the problem, I decided to uninstall Firefox and installing it again. In order to clean even more the previous installation, I even manually deleted the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox folder to remove all possible traces. I restarted the laptop and downloaded again the Firefox installer. I don't know how, but the installer detected that I had already installed Firefox before. I unchecked restart Firefox and hit the button to continue with the installation. After this, was impossible to install Firefox again. I got a message saying that the installation cannot continue because the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. The message said that this problem can be fixed by reinstalling the program, but that is not true, everytime I try to reinstall it, I get again the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll error.

After this, the installation stops and the Firefox icon appears on the desktop, but it doesn't install properly the software and when I open it, I cannot browse the Internet.

Do you know what's going on here and how to solve this?

Cheers

Asked by mrmister23 14 hours ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 13 hours ago

Where to ask - for hostname removal from global tracker list?

Hello, I am building an application which is being loaded into parent page via iFrame. Unfortunately application is hosted under hostname which is treated as tracker. Th… (read more)

Hello,

I am building an application which is being loaded into parent page via iFrame. Unfortunately application is hosted under hostname which is treated as tracker. Though application is just chat app and it is not tracking anything.

Asked by lukasonokoleg 2 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 hour ago

The background colour for some parts of the webpages has changed making it hard to read.

I know and admit I stuffed up. One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password. When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a … (read more)

I know and admit I stuffed up.

One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password.

When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a colour. Confused I picked one - and a bad one I now see.

So now when certain parts of a web page are opened the background colour is this horrible colour and I can't really read what is there.

I don't understand what I did or HOW I did it.

This is a cropped example of the bad contrast I am seeing.

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202022-01-22%2010-09-48.png

As I said, I admit I stuffed up. But this seems to all have happened since that one time with the main password requester.

Asked by teeny_weeny 23 hours ago

Last reply by teeny_weeny 2 hours ago

Crash on start, just after saved tabs are restored, presumably before or when the tab contents start loading

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output m… (read more)

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output mentions "Exiting due to channel error." I have not been able to find a way of increasing output verbosity.


$ ls -1 ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash\ Reports/submitted bp-ae94ba15-6c3a-4479-bb81-ac4850220121.txt bp-be228ec2-dda3-4ec0-83b0-aa25a0220121.txt bp-f652f9d5-7e2b-45af-9804-1b43c0220121.txt bp-f83fe60a-7439-4ed5-ae61-4e44b0220121.txt


$ firefox

      1. !!! [Child][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 20567 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by Oddstr13 1 day ago

Last reply by Oddstr13 2 hours ago

Why is Firefox crashing over and over

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error me… (read more)

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error message. windows 10 firefox version 92

https://imgur.com/a/L0JnN4P

picture crash report

Asked by Dog3456 3 months ago

Last reply by Dog3456 3 hours ago

Browser is Stuck, please help!

So this started with Chrome, the browser just stopped loading, it would open but I could never get a website to open. So I changed to Foxfire, and it worked fine. Now it… (read more)

So this started with Chrome, the browser just stopped loading, it would open but I could never get a website to open. So I changed to Foxfire, and it worked fine. Now it is doing the same thing. I open the browser, but no web pages will open. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, restarted my computer, run countless Norton scans, my computer is just a year old, I am online and I've used all the troubleshooting devices I can find. I don't know what is going on and could really use some help. The only error I get is 'Timed out'.

The connection has timed out

An error occurred during a connection to support.mozilla.org.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Asked by ladya352012 3 hours ago